After graduating from the University of Southern California with a degree in business administration, George Furla served as an equity trader with Cantor Fitzgerald from 1982 to 1985 and with Jones and Associates from 1985 to 1988. Subsequent to his time at Jones and Associates, Mr. Furla ran his own hedge fund for ten years, specializing in risk arbitrage and equity trading, and then formed a film production company with Randall Emmett. In addition to his finance experience and background, Mr. Furla is able to utilize his hedge fund approach to model film financing scenarios and mitigate risk. 

         Alongside partner Randall Emmett, they have produced over 100 films that resulted in major box office success – netting more than a billion dollars in the U.S. box office alone. Additionally, Furla has produced several successful hit films including LONE SURVIVOR starring Mark Wahlberg and directed by Peter Berg, THE IRISHMAN directed by Martin Scorsese, the critically acclaimed END OF WATCH written and directed by David Ayer, starring Jake Gyllenhaal and Michael Pena, SILENCE directed by Martin Scorsese, and EVEREST directed by Baltasar Kormakur.